Highlight Menu - Your All-in-One Text Utility Tool

Helperbird's Highlight Menu offers a convenient all-in-one text utility solution. Highlight any text and instantly access functionalities like text-to-speech, web search, immersive reader, and translation.

Highlight Menu features

The Highlight Menu by Helperbird is a multi-functional tool that brings several utilities right to your fingertips. Whenever you highlight text, a versatile menu appears, offering quick access to features such as text-to-speech, highlighter, web search, immersive reader, and translation.

Designed for power users, researchers, students, and anyone who interacts frequently with text online, the Highlight Menu is your go-to tool for text-related tasks.


The Highlight Menu offers a comprehensive set of benefits:

  • Streamline text-related tasks with quick access to multiple features in one menu.
  • Enhance comprehension with text-to-speech and immersive reader options.
  • Save time on research with the web search and translation functionalities.
  • Simplify note-taking and content curation with the highlighter tool.


  • Instant access to text-to-speech functionalities for auditory learning or reading assistance.
  • Highlight text in your preferred color for better focus and retention.
  • Use web search to quickly find additional information or context.
  • Leverage the immersive reader to declutter and focus on the text.
  • Translate text into different languages right from the menu.

Is This a Free Feature?

Yes and no. Basic functionalities like highlighting and web search are free. However, to unlock the full suite of features, including text-to-speech and immersive reader, an upgrade to the premium version is required.

Screenshot of a Google Docs document titled 'Untitled document'. Within the document, there's partial text stating 'Hello everyone my nam'. Beneath the incomplete sentence, there's a word prediction tool suggesting completions like 'name', 'names', 'named', etc. On the right side, the Helperbird extension is active, displaying several features. There's a bright pink 'Helperbird note' that quotes Chef Gusteau from Ratatouille, saying, 'Your only limit is your soul. What I say is true—anyone can cook ... but only the fearless can be great.' Other visible Helperbird tools include 'Voice typing', 'Sticky note', 'Word Prediction', and 'Highlighter'.

Annotations & Sticky Notes

Transform your research and workflow with Helperbird's Annotations & Sticky Notes feature. Effortlessly highlight, annotate, and leave comments on any website or PDF. Choose from a variety of colors and sizes, and organize your notes seamlessly. Save to the cloud and export in multiple formats, all while using our robust search functionality.

Line, Letter, and Word Spacing

Effortlessly fine-tune the spacing of lines, letters, and words on any website or PDF. Enhance readability and tailor your online reading experience with Helperbird.

Show Alt & Image Descriptions

Streamline your web browsing by showing image and link descriptions on mouse over with Helperbird on any website or PDF. Gain quick insights into content by hovering over images and links.

5 out of 5 stars

“After using Helperbird I can't say enough positive things about it. This extension has truly transformed my online reading experience. Whether it's adjusting font sizes, reducing eye strain with the gray filter, or using the dyslexia-friendly fonts, Helperbird offers a range of features that cater to individual preferences and needs. The customizable color options and text alignment have also been incredibly helpful for personalizing my browsing. And the speed reading feature? It's a game-changer! Overall, Helperbird is a versatile, user-friendly tool that enhances accessibility and makes online reading a breeze. Highly recommended!”

Charlie Nishelle Calkins, recognized for her contributions to Helperbird
Charlie Nishelle Calkins
Helperbird Pro user